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Meera Lee Patel

Meera Lee Patel is a self-taught artist and the author of several bestselling journals, including Start Where You Are and Create Your Own Calm, as well as two illustrated essay collections, My Friend Fear and How It Feels to Find Yourself. She creates work that encourages others to connect with themselves, one another, and the world around them. Patel lives with her husband and daughter in Saint Louis, Missouri.